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Watch the Auckland Nines LIVE with the NRL 2014 App

Watch the Auckland Nines LIVE with the NRL 2014 App

The Auckland Nines promises to be a showcase of rugby league at its most explosive, and you can watch every minute of it on the brand new NRL 2014 App.

Fri 14 Feb 2014, 5:15PM

Why defence is the key to Nines success

Why defence is the key to Nines success

Captains at the Dick Smith Auckland Nines captains breakfast have delved into the unspoken skill that will decide who wins the inaugural tournament – tackling.

Fri 14 Feb 2014, 12:40PMTony Webeck & Chris Kennedy

Stars who refused to say no

Stars who refused to say no

Paul Gallen and Corey Parker wouldn't take no for an answer when it came to playing the Auckland Nines, while Souths star Issac Luke was shattered to miss out.

Fri 14 Feb 2014, 11:20AMTony Webeck and Chris Kennedy

Nine surprise packets for Auckland

Nine surprise packets for Auckland

The stars will shine brightly at the Auckland Nines but there are a host of players who may shock the sell-out crowds with their skill and tenacity.

Fri 14 Feb 2014, 6:00AMTony Webeck & Chris Kennedy

Breathing life into the heartland

Breathing life into the heartland

The response to a city-wide community blitz by 15 NRL clubs shows the strength of the game among Auckland's junior rugby league clubs.

Fri 14 Feb 2014, 6:00AMTony Webeck & Chris Kennedy

10 Auckland Nines players to watch

10 Auckland Nines players to watch

The Auckland Nines will be a showcase of the best flair, youth and speed rugby league has to offer - with a couple of legends thrown in.

Thu 13 Feb 2014, 3:00PMMatt Encarnacion

Who will win the Auckland Nines?

Who will win the Auckland Nines?

We run our eyes over the group stage and finals schedule to make our fearless predictions for the Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines.

Thu 13 Feb 2014, 2:00PMDominic Brock

Follow the Auckland Nines live

Follow the Auckland Nines live

The inaugural Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines takes place this weekend and you can stay in touch with all the action with live blogs of every game on NRL.com.

Thu 13 Feb 2014, 9:45AM

Squads named for Auckland Nines

Squads named for Auckland Nines

The complete list of all 16 teams that will contest the inaugural Dick Smith NRL Auckland Nines on February 15-16.

Wed 12 Feb 2014, 3:15PM

Storm aim to perform in Nines

Storm aim to perform in Nines

Melbourne Storm Craig Bellamy says his players are keen to do well in this weekend's Auckland Nines tournament.

Wed 12 Feb 2014, 2:25PMRoger Vaughan